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Varieties [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 April 1847
Vartre: te -o RArr DmeeaNo,-The extreme rapidity with which the Americans devour their foodl, for it really de serves no other appellation, has been emarked by all travellers in the States. Yet to this, as well as to many other peculiarities of our American friends, we soon became reconciled as to a thing of course. The prevailing practice of living at a " table d'hote," or at boarding-houses, amongst a numerous and mixed society, has probably originated this unbe coming and unhealthy practice. The meals at ho tels are always provided in common with the inmates of the establishment.: for the out-door as well as the in-door boarder and traveller, who, by-the-by, is frequently most inconveniently obliged to accom modate himself to their hours. There are seldom less than from eighty to one hundred in any respect able hotel, or, as they are more usually called public houses, who sit down together, and who are either summoned to meals by the loud beat of an Indian gong, or the ringing of...
THE EDUCATION OF EDUCATORS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 April 1847
- THlI EDUCATION OF EDUCATOIS. (From the Nottingham Revleiw.) However trite tlie subject of education, its impor tance will justify its repeated discussion, and render such discussioni interesting rather than tedious in the estimation of the wise and tlie philanthropic; for -on the adoption of some just and well-matured system of training, depends both the happiness and -dignity of the present, and the elevation, the free duni, and prosperity of succeeding generations. It is as lamentable as it is true, however, that popular conceptions of education have been usually as low, as the great reality itself is exalted,--that the most -mercenary and huxtering spirit Irhs dictated its arrangements, and schoolmasters, in instances in -numer-alte, been found the maimers, the corrupters, niilt as to after-capacity, the.rrn.rderers, rather than Stie hiagh-minded and efficient developers of the juvenile mind. iTeaching -to live-reducing the wliple subject to one of pecuniary profit rind loss - ...
THURSDAY. FIRST DAY OF TERM, Before their Honors the three Judges. RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 April 1847
THURSDAY. &nbsp; FIRST DAY OF TERM, Before their Honors the three Judges. RETURNS. &nbsp; The customary official returns from the Master in Equity and the Prothonotary, were presented to the Court by those officers; and were ordered to be filed. JURORS FINES. Execution was ordered to issue against Mr. J. C. Maclaren, who had been lined £3 for non-attendance as a juror; and against Messrs. J. B. Metcalfe and J. Muntz, who had been respectively fined £2 for a similar reason, no excuse having been offered for either of these gentlemen. Mr. Mark Last, who had been fined £2 upon a similar account, was re leased from his fine, a satisfactory affidavit having been forwarded by him to the officer of the Court. NEW BARRISTER. Joseph Catterall, Esq., of the Inner Temple, Bar rister at law, was admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, upon the motion of Mr. MICHIE. This motion was supported by a certificate from the Treasurer of the Inner Temple, and it ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. THIS DAY: Mr. AanstaoNo-At his Repository,at noon, horse stock. lMr, Jons G. ConaN-At his Rooms, at eleven, assorted drugs, eau de Cologne, arid Perfumery. Mr. SAmUeL LYoNs-At his Mart, at eleven, cargo of 'the brigantine Frolic; sit half-past ten, lead piping, iron mangers, window glass. &c. Mr. Moar-At the Stores of Smith and Camjpbell, Campbell's Wharf, at eleven, groceries and wiles. 'Mr. Srunss-At his Mart, at noon, houses and ground in Crown-street, 1Vullongong; and house and ground at Strawberry Hill. Mr. S. LYoNs -At his Mart, at eleven, woodcuts,, paper, oilcloth, paints, &c. Mr. S. LYoNs-At his Mart, at ten, tallow. THURSDAY. " Mr. S. LYoNs-At his Mart, at eleven, merchandise Mr. J. G. Conan-At hisRooms, at eleven, earthen ware. Mr. S. LYoNs-At his Mart, at eleven, merchandise; also, at eleven, cigars, Tarragona wine, and hops.' Mr. G. A; LLOYD-At his rooms, at eleven, vinegar; also, at eleven, ginger, currants, blue, soda, sal...
INTERMENT IN TOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
INTERMENT IN TOWNS. (From the AMedical Times.) 1Ihe Registrar-General's host report. Informs us that the- mortality in the metropulis is .higher than bh t in the country, be ng ia the .roportion of 2,204 to 2,209 per cent., a clear proof that there are some causes in operation to shorten the lives of the inhabitants of large towns. What those causes are it is the duty of the Legislature to discover, and, if possible, to remedy ; and one of them is so plainly indicated by Mr. Chadwick, in his supple mentary report on the practice of Interment in towns, that we consider it quite unnecessary to re argue this part of the question. Those who con tend tha: the practice is not injurious to health are taking up it view contrary to the principles upon which they proceed to legislate in other cases. Other arguments have been adduced in favour of a change in the practice, and among these we select that which is based on the indecency of the practice. We know, on good authority, that in a certa...
Ecclesiastical Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
Ecrces iatiral inteligge tfe, _-0_ -Tae INsrtrsTH or PaovIDENCE.-At the end of September, in the new Convent of the Providence at Vitteaux, several aspirants took the veil and several novices made their profession in presence of the united congregation assembled at the close of the annual retreat. The Bishop of Dijon presided at this ceremony, which was a novelty in this neigh bourhood, the convent having been but lately (within the last six months) transferred from Flavigny to this the ancient dwelling-house of the Minims. The history of the house, founded by the family of Lan guet, who have left imperishable memorials of their piety and charity, and who gave to the Church of France, the celebrated Cure of St. Sulpice, is the history of human vicissitudes. Sold in 1793, and transformed into stables, its walls were afterwards devoted to the purposes of a manufactory, and on the ruin of the proprietors it was bought and restored by the Sisters of Providence. And what is their Institu...
CATHOLIC EMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
CATHOLIC EMIGRANTS. (From the Tablet, Nov. 7 Howard, the prisoners' friend, devoted his life to the alleviation of their distress, the consequence of their crimes, for the most part, but in num berless Instances, of their oppressions. Mrs Chisholm, who has , just returned from New South WVajes, a married lady,. wife of a zpilitartr officer late of the Madras army, possessing a mind of the Howard genus, has devoted all her leisure, and more than her leisure, during the last four or five years, to facilitating the settlement in that colony to friendless emigrants of both sexes, where settlements were either being sought by them, or accepted when proffered; and also in administering to the occupation (by service) of others, and to. the general well-being, protection, assistance, antd coun sel of the whole, such as the good Samaritan would have showed not only to the wounded and naked traveller, but to uny body of persons in less dis tressed circumstances whom he might have found in a s...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
'DBPAaTURES. 'April 4.-Terror, schooner, Captain Dunning, for Java. Passenger-Mr. Martin, supercargo. 4.-Industry, schooner, Captain Hay,. for' the South Sea Fishery, with stores, &c. 5.--Caledonia, barque, Captain Liddell; for Lon don. Passengers-Mr. Walker, Mr. C. Hector, Dr. C. Kean, Mr. John Burrows, and Mr. T. Ed wards. 5.- Morning Star, schooner, Captain Skelton,. for Tongataboo. Passengers-Mr. D..Coleby and `Mr. 9. Allen. t6.- Kangaroo, steamer, Captain Roacl, for, .-North Australia.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
AGENTS FOR THEi CllRONICLE, GýOUbXi'iRN--MR. Cn;ýy bEalL1MA--~Ifl. B. M'MIAHoN. PATERSoN-SIR. 1. O'SpiLIVAk 1'ARRAMATTA *,.P. CARDIFF. PORT PHIiLLIP -Mit. 3. BULLEN. WoLLoNGoNa-,Ma. ThtoMAs F'UWLS5,. I3ATHUURST-MLI. T. JONE~S. QUiE.NnxYAN-MAR. 3. 3. WRnowIZ. MAITLANO-MR. TI. MAHONY. CAMPJERLLTOWN, &C.-Ma. M'ALISmIR. WINDSoLR-Ma. JAMES CASSIOY. ' PENIrUT--MR. JAMES M'CARTHY. 3BRLY'S PLAINS-MR. 3. 3. ,HARlPUIa BUrONIOA-MR. EDWARD IhUOBiBS. ADELA.IDa--Ma. JoHN 'NowLAND.I YAss---Ma. C. RomiaR. GEELor e-MR. JOHN MURPHY, CLARENCE TOWN AINU DUNooD + Ma1.- Dic~a&lt;. Published in the United K~inbdoin, by. Ma. JONES, 631 P~fmkndsraa-nov, LokVON. 11a. WV. 3. BArrnts$t',1O, E S~ID;A" : LIAMIINT-STRERT, DUBLIN. - ." 'rlinitrl Jar WtJe P'roprietor by I UWAJII JOAN; H-*Yt" Milt, .j rd l.irn, In thu. CiRuty of Co~eiuzluE, Wkb 01' hlijied by' him fit thn Cl r Sctitf utel~ur;Nod 11314 MIng~sttett Vrs UStIkry, Nuu ESti~Ii Wdueb.-;wvdncaaky, April 7i l b 1.
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
IMPORTS. ,-April 8.-Louisa, brig, Captain -Millton,' from .Hobart Town : 2 casks fruit, -Dunn; 4 casks and 2 boxes, H. Mace; 40 small boxes chocolate, J. Macnamara; I case kangaroo skins, 21 hogsheads brandy, W. Dean; I case-fruit, 1 case jam, N, Tur ner; 5 cases preserves,'Mrs. Wright; 2 cases and I bundle whalmng-gear,WeCiBotts;.3 casks sperm oil, Chapman and Co;; I ten onions, V. W. Mill ton; I case and 1 bag seeds; 6 baskets and '2 cases fruit, 6 cwt. potatoes, 2 tons onions, 20 pockets hops. Order; I package fruit, Thacker; 1 package fruit, Riddle; 1 packpge. fruit, Hamilton ; - box fruit, White.
DEPARTMENT OF INSOLVENT ESTATES. TUESDAY. Before Chief Commissioner Suttor. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
DEPARTMENT OF INSOLVENT ESTATES. TUESDAY. Before Chief Commissioner. Suitor. Estate of John Liscombe.-In this estate a special meeting was held, but one claim only was tendered, which was ordered to stand over. Estate of George Delbridge - In this estate a single meeting was held, and two claims were proved. viz.: Henry Daniel Bury for 51. 16s., and Mary Ann Franks for 61. Estate of William Dolan.-An adjournied third meeting had been called in this estate, but no cre ditor appeared, and it was again adjourned by con sent until Monday, the 12th instant. Estate of Peek and Campbell.-In this estate a special meeting was held, and the resignation of Mr. G. G. Old, the trustee, was accepted.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
"EXPORTS. 'April 3.-Soubahdar, ship, Captain Umfreville, 'for Guam: 55 casks bottled beer (part of original > argo). 3.-MAopple, brig, Captain Jones, for Hongkong : 150 tons coals, J. W. Jones; 25 casks flour, G. D. Craig. r.-Shamrock, schooner, Captain Tulloch, for Circular Head: 3 cases Geneva, Henry Fisher; I hogshead B.'P. rum, It. T. Ford ;"3 bales gunny bags, 42 bags sugar,'4 casks bottled beer, G. Small. " 6.--Woodstock, barque, Captain Nicholson, for Manila :..10, pieces machinery. 2 bars iron, Thacker and Co.
Law Intelligence. SUPREME COURT. MONDAY. BANCO SITTINGS. Before his Honor Mr. Justice Dickinson. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
.LaW Iunteuligest C. 0 SUPREME COURT.-.. MONDAY. DANCO SITTINGS. Before his Honor Hr. Justice Dickinson. This being Easter Monday, the Court was merely opened pro forma, and was at once adjourned until Tuesday, without any businessabeing gone into. TUESDAY. d~efore their 11enors the three Jupdes. SMAaT V. TOOTH. This case, which was tried some time ago before his Honor Mr. Justice Dickinson, was an action upon a promissory note for £301), brought by the manager of the Sydney Bank against the maker of that instrument. The note was alleged to have been made by the defendant m favour of one John. Smith, and endorsed by the latter to the Bank, To this the defendant had pleaded non fecit, and had specially alleged that the Bank obtained the note without valuable consideration. The fact was, that the note in question had been left at the Bank by the payee for discount, but not having beenA;is counted it remained there for collection. ,. At the time the note arrived at maturity, the gentle...
Rome. HIS HOLINESS THE POPE AND THE ABBESS MACRINA. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
-0 HIS HOLINESS THE POPE AND THE AB BESS MACRINA. The Univers publishes a letter from Rome of the 27th ult., containing an ac count of the visit of the Pope, on the 20th, to the Superioress of the Basilian nuns of Minsk, Macrina Mieczyslaska. I The interest that you have always ex pressed in the cause of Catholic Poles;., and particularly, towvards the heroic Basilian nuns of Minsk, will make it a joy to you to receive the following details. "You are not igporant that the enemies of religion have endeavqured to tarnigi the reputation of.tlie venerable Mohtler UIpprina Mieczyslaska, and that:. too-while the pious abkess continued to lead a life of penitence and wondeir. 'But that of which'I am about to give you a faithful account is, the signal favour with which the Holy Father Pope Pius IX. has just honored the vene rable Mother Makrena. " On the 29th of this present October, the fete day of St; John Cants, His Holi ness deigned to repair in great state to the Convent' of the Trinit...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
Ilowt.y o MAsxu A Cnaa.s Lo. v,-At the on nual dinner of thdWllliton and Dunster Agricultural Association, held at 1Villiton on the 5thlInst., the Rev. Mr. Escott produced an excellent loaf of bread,. which he said could be easily made at' 4Jd. the '41b. loaf, from wheat worth Ss. a bushel. The Rev. gentleman gave the following explanation of the process:-- Take a bushel of wheat, as it comi r from the mill;,and remove from it the course bran. Boil this bran in water, tilt it makes a thick gruel. Strain this through a cloth, and mix it with'the flour, Instead of water, having salt 'and yeast, as for other bread. After the sponge is set, leave it for six hours, then knead it with the bran gruel, and let it rise for twelve hours. Bake the 411,. lo'tes for two hours and a half. Now this bread coldd be' made at the rate lie had stated; and he would ved ture to say that better bread need not be placed on any rich man's table." Upon this subject> the chairman (Sir V. Trevelyan) remarke...
HIS GRACE THE ARCHBISHOP OF SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
HIS GRACE THE ARCHi flsIHIOP OF SYDNEY. WE have been favoured with the sight of a letter from our beloved Archbishop, dated Liverpool, 9th November, 1846, in which his Grace states that he was then about to hasten his departure for the continent of Europe, whither he had been prevented going ear'ier on account of the delay oc casioned in the sailing of the missionaries for this colony, and also that his Grace hoped to be back in Australia about the middle of the presentyear.
Varities. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
l7arte: ci -0 NATItv CusToMs.-Oa the demise of one of the tribe, his arms, war-instruments, and personal pro perty, are placed at sun-down on a funieral pile with the body; a circle is then described round the tomb, within which no one is allowed to intrude but the priest, who, when the setting sun proclaims the approach of evening, places a lighted torch in the hand, at the same moment igniting the pile ; he waits till its flickering light vanishes; his eyes are then directed to lleaven, and on beholding the first star in the sky, he exclaims, " There he goes with his fire-stick." I have known, again, several fune rals without any puch ceremony. The Lones are broken, and all collected into a bag or dilly, which is concealed in some hollow tree, or suspended in the air, and allowed to remain untouched, though not unheeded, by any passer-by. If during a march one black fellow is taken ill, either from old age, infirmity, or sickness, his friends, being obliged to proceed, lay in a ci...
CRIMINAL INFORMATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
CRIMINAL INFORMATIONS. TnE Australian of yesterday condemns the course pursued by the Judges in refusing a rule nisi for a criminal ihformation against the proprietor of the Atlas, on behalf of the Rev. Mr. Bodenham, and accuses their Honors of not having sufficiently considered the duty which was cast upon Lhezn of pro tecting every member of the community from calumny and insult. As regards the general principle, that the law should interfere for the protection of every individual against libel, we cordially agree with our contemporary: but we cannot think that his strictures upon the Judges have been exactly called for in the present instance. The decision of the bench, ac cording to our impression of it, was, that the case was not of such a nature as to re quire the interposition of the Court, with its extraordinary power for the granting of cri minal informations. In moving for the rule nisi, the counsel for the applicant had, of course, argued that the article to which he allu...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 7 April 1847
IMPOUNDINGS. Parramatta, on the 19th March,, 1817, from Mr Edward Fuller's, Castle Hill -grey mare, dark mane, long tail, near hind foot white, part of off hind foot white, black spot on the near side under the saddle on back. no brand legible, aged, fourteen hands and one inch high, a dark grey, horse foto by her side, white. blae. down the face, no brand legible, about six or eight monthst old. If not, claimed and released, they will be 'sold by public* auction at the Parramatta Pound, on Monxdn.y, 26th1 April, agreeable to Act of Council. [16s.